Set to open in Q1 2016, will set the benchmark for “the future of golf” in Dubai.
Dubai’s most exciting new nine-hole golf course is set to open in the first quarter of 2016, as leading contractor Harradine Golf begins construction at Dubailand’s prestigious Living Legends development.
Driven by Peter Harradine, the world’s most celebrated course architect, the nine-hole Living Legends Golf Course will diversify Dubai’s golf offering and cement its global position as a leading golf destination.
“I believe that nine-hole golf courses are the future of golf,” commented Peter Harradine, Principal and Senior Architect of Harradine Golf. “We don’t need longer courses; we need more interesting courses and this specific design is a masterpiece.”
Designed to attract both residents and tourists, the Living Legends Golf Course will provide a testing yet fun challenge, bringing four lakes into play.
Living Legends developers Tanmiyat Global has also announced the addition of the UAE’s first Peter Harradine Golf Academy, which will feature a nine-hole pitch and putt, putting green and driving range.
Mohammed Bin Odah, CEO of Tanmiyat Global, commented: “We have no doubt that with Peter Harradine and his team on board, Living Legends Golf Course is set to become one of Dubai’s most popular golfing destinations.
“Harradine has a unique vision and has created a refreshing alternative to Dubai’s 18-hole courses, that will attract not just Living Legends residents, but the whole of Dubai and tourists alike.”
The Living Legends Golf Course will form the centerpiece of the development’s cosmopolitan community, which comprises 500 villas and 12 apartment towers, along with a community club house, shopping mall, boutique hotel, schools and clinics.
Saleh Tabekh, CEO of Delta International Real Estate, commented: “The Living Legends Golf Course will add immense value to the unique Living Legends lifestyle, providing a sporting facility, social hub and stunning views.”
Living Legends is a pioneering mixed-use property development spanning across 14,442,030.215 square feet in Dubailand, located 15 minutes from downtown Dubai and 25 minutes from Dubai International Airport.